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Salvation Army receives unexpected coins inside red kettle in Rehoboth

Major Dale Brandenburg said they need more volunteers to step up for the Salvation Army at five sites in town. With red kettles and tiny bells, volunteers have gathered almost $74,000 as of early this week. "Right now we're 15 percent behind where we were this time past year", said Major James Hall of the D.C. Area Salvation Army. "My mother and I prayed every night, and God led us to the Salvation Army". Read More

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2 adult shop workers fight off gunman with sex toys

2 adult shop workers fight off gunman with sex toys

The station also spoke to the two "feisty" employees of Lotions & Lace, who were exasperated at having to deal with a lame-ass robbery attempt while they were trying to close the store Wednesday night. Two employees at a sex toy shop in San Bernardino, California, stood up to a gun-wielding robber on Tuesday by shouting and throwing products from the store. Read More

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Veterans remembered in Florida National Cemetery wreath laying ceremony

In 2015, only seven wreaths were donated to be laid at Alexandria National Cemetery on Wreaths Across America day. The movement began in 1992 when the Worcester Wreath Company had a surplus of wreaths near the end of the year. Connie Howard had a feeling her son wouldn't return to their family home as he was packing his duffelbag for Marine Corps boot camp. The Daughters of Liberty's Legacy patriotic group also participated, laying wreaths at the White Plains American Legion Post 135. Read More

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Winter Storm Bringing Snow, Bitter Cold To The Dakotas

Winter Storm Bringing Snow, Bitter Cold To The Dakotas

The advisory calls for overnight freezing rain, with a possible accumulation of ice of up to two-tenth of an inch. It's expected for the precipitation to become all snow again before the advisory ends Saturday . Friday afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. West wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. On Saturday , snow could stretch diagonally from Colorado to ME, while a combination of rain and snow could range from the Carolinas to Boston, the weather service said. Read More

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Chris Young Announces CMA-Sponsored TOYS FOR TOTS Drive

Walters Brothers Harley Davidson collected 1,200 toys for the marine's toys for tots program. Members of the trade association are encouraged to bring unwrapped toys to the annual member party on Tuesday, Dec. Crawford said having fewer toys this year makes it even more hard because the number of Daviess County children needing gifts are up from last year. Read More

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'I consider myself a white nationalist' - and other confessions from Dylann Roof

'I consider myself a white nationalist' - and other confessions from Dylann Roof

Roof, who was 21 at the time, told the agents he was astonished to find the church parking lot not swarming with police when he exited a side door at 9.06 pm local time on June 17th, 2015. "It was a defensive measure", he wrote, explaining that it was meant to "protect" white people from black people. "Still, substance abuse and neurological disorders are common among inmates on death row, and only a fraction fall into the volunteer category", the Monitor's Amanda Hoover wrote. Read More

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FAU pursuing Lane Kiffin to coach

FAU pursuing Lane Kiffin to coach

Whoever the next coach is, Houston is trying to require an excessive buyout to they can't leave after a couple of seasons without paying a substantial penalty, a source said. "And I think those are signs of tremendous maturity as a coach who is not just committed to a system but is committed to doing the things that he has to do to help players be successful". Read More

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Dog visits hospital to say goodbye to her dying owner

Dog visits hospital to say goodbye to her dying owner

A 30-second video of the brown and white dog sniffing her owner as the man lays lifeless in a hospital bed, surrounded by tubes and machines, has gone viral with more than 12 million views since it was posted on December 1. The hemorrhage, which doctors believe may have been brought on by high blood pressure, would prove fatal. As for Mollie, she will remain with relatives. Read More

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Canadian astronaut Hadfield salutes John Glenn

Canadian astronaut Hadfield salutes John Glenn

And in a space-to-Earth news conference during his second space flight at age 77 in 1998, Glenn told reporters his view of space only strengthened his belief in God. John Glenn was a cornerstone of the early USA space program, as chronicled in the 1983 movie " The Right Stuff ". NASA's Glenn Research Center in OH is named for him. Read More

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Hawaii summits could get more than 2 feet of snow

Sixty centimetres of snow has already fallen on Hawaii's mountain peaks, with more forecast. Currently, one disturbance that pounded the Big Island with heavy rainfall is moving off to the north. Visibility could be less than a quarter-mile, making driving and hiking risky. The weather service forecast new accumulations of 20 to 30 inches from Friday through Saturday. Read More

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Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

Hillary Clinton's campaigned joined the recount effort last week. As that recount continues, Trump's lead over Democrat Hillary Clinton has shrunk in Pennsylvania . Stein drew less than 1% of the votes cast. Stein had raised more than $7 million for recounts in all three states as of Sunday morning. The discontinuance in Pennsylvania is "a recognition that their election contest was completely without merit", Lawrence Tabas, lead counsel for Trump in the state, said Saturday. Read More

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Veterans arriving to support Dakota pipeline protesters

Jack Dalrymple issued a mandatory evacuation of the camp, but both have said that protesters will not be forced to evacuate. Veterans Stand for Standing Rock members will meet with Standing Rock Sioux elders to determine how the potentially 3,500 veterans arriving over the weekend can aide protesters who have spent months demonstrating against plans to route the Dakota Access Pipeline beneath a lake near the tribe's reservation. Read More

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Cirque du Soleil worker dies after pre-show accident

Police responded to the area near AT&T Park after receiving a report of an "industrial accident" at the Cirque du Soleil " Luzia " tent, officer Grace Gatpandan said. This isn't the first time safety has been an issue for Cirque du Soleil, according to CNN . Cirque du Soleil, headquartered in Montreal, employs some 4,000 people, including 1,300 performing artists from more than 50 countries. Read More

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Trump summons Romney for 2nd look as staffers squabble

Trump summons Romney for 2nd look as staffers squabble

There is a current of thought in the commentariat that suggests Trump might simply be stringing Romney along in order to maximize the humiliation that ultimately handing the job to someone else would inflict. But Conway was not the only high-profile Trump surrogate going after the former MA governor. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich last week criticized Romney in interviews with Fox News. Read More

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Sheriff Confirms Husband's Chilling Details on Sherri Papini's Condition After Alleged Abduction

Sherri says she was abducted while out for a jog on November 2. Keith Papini said investigators told him to brace himself when first seeing Sherri Papini after her alleged abduction. Sherri's captor or captor remains at large and the sheriff's office is warning the public to remain cautious. Heavy is reporting that they had information indicating that Sherri Papini had staged her own kidnapping once before, a decade ago in 2006. Read More

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Western Michigan's Davis sets FBS receiving record

Western Michigan's Davis sets FBS receiving record

Davis, who has over 1,000 yards in three of his four seasons at Western Michigan , is also having the best year of his career when it comes to receiving touchdowns and now sits at 16. Davis, a 6-foot-2, 205-pounder from Wheaton, Illinois, Friday was playing in front of multiple professional scouts Friday, including one from the Cincinnati Bengals. Read More

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Roy Cooper's lead grows in N.C. Governor's race

McCrory's campaign has also filed a formal protest over 94,000 early voting ballots that were not reported until after an equipment failure late in the evening on Election Day. The protest filing states there is someone who voted in North Carolina and another state, although the other state is not named. And in Durham, an evidentiary hearing takes place to determine if paper ballots should be recounted, following a computer glitch. Read More

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